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Letter to the editor

Spinnaker

October 6, 2011

To the editor: I read with interest your editorial in the Sept. 28 issue, “No One Like You, No Choice But This,” regarding UNF’s freshmen residency requirement, set to begin summer 2012. While I appreciate the points...

Florida continues to slash funds for schools

Spinnaker

April 12, 2011

Tallahassee continues to slash the budget, but it looks like UNF might be spared the worst of it. With five weeks gone in the 2011 legislative session, the Florida House and Senate continue to tweak their differing budgets,...

Osprey Radio struggles to get on the air

Spinnaker

August 17, 2010

Most students probably don’t realize, but we do have an on-campus radio station. It’s staffed and has a tech-savvy, brand new DJ room and news office. But the reason you don’t know Osprey Radio is because they are not streaming...

Florida senate bill to cut Bright Futures, legislation hopes to save it from burning out

Spinnaker

March 30, 2010

The Florida Senate has cleared a bill which would reduce the payout from the Florida Bright Futures scholarship and require more from students initially seeking the scholarship. With state lottery revenue sagging, legislators...

Special legislative session leads to 4 percent budget cut

Spinnaker

January 21, 2009

  Florida lawmakers approved a $2.8 billion package of budget cuts, reserve runs and fee increases, ending their 10-day special session Jan. 14. Educational spending will feel the brunt of the measure with a $466 mill...

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